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  • Ramingdorf 23
  • 4441 Behamberg
  • Austria

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Innovative Lighting Solutions for the Global Market

Kny Design: Highly specialized, regionally anchored, internationally oriented


(Ramingdorf, November 2013) Located in Ramingdorf lower Austria Harald Kny leads the company Kny Design in third generation. The family business founded in 1956, currently employs around 50 employees and specializes in providing innovative lighting solutions for lighting design. They range from the “classic chandelier” to light sculptures made in metal and glass facades.


„Many people ask me how it is possible to produce such highly specialized high-tech products in the so called backwoods", says CEO Harald Kny.

“My response: first of all Austria is not to been seen as an econmic backwoods on a global scale and second, especially in rural areas, two very important settings are possible – focus on the people, on the human resources and the orientation to a sustainable economy.


For Harald Kny this means to act resource and environmentally friendly, be socially responsible and economically successful. All this based on a tradition of exact craftsmanship and highly skilled craftsmen.”Without highly qualified employees, the massive technology thrusts of recent years would not have been feasible or possible", the CEO is certain.


The Clientele and the Core Competencies

The clientele of Kny Design is multifaceted: the Austrian specialist provider develops innovative lighting solutions for public buildings, churches, mosques and conference centers as well as casinos, ships or hotels. “One thing is constant: we focus on our core competencies", says CEO Harald Kny.These core competencies are: lighting design, glass design and metal construction.


The field of lighting design ranges from "classic chandelier production“ to ship and bridge lighting plus custom lighting. Glass design includes glass facades as well as glass walls and glass doors. In the field of metal construction, we design and manufacture façade canopies, special banisters and light sculptures.


In all these areas Kny Design utilizes the latest technologies and innovates them in the context of practical applications. For example, with specially adapted LED technology, completely new light surface types are possible and using laserendographie “ stories in glass” can be created.

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Core competencies: lighting design, glass design and metal construction.


Lighting Design

Modern lighting design is as much our competence as the maintenance of traditional chandeliers.

Lighting fixtures with a height of over 11 meters to standard wall lights, can be found in our wide assortment.

Our services  include:


- Modern-Lighting


- Bridge-Illumination

- Park-Lighting



Glass Design

Kny Design is your partner in a diverse range of services within the area of glass technology.  By using different techniques glass is processed and designed.

• Laser-Technology

• Sandblasting

• Color-Fused-Glass

• Glassfusing

Our service includes:

- Glass-Facades

- Glass-Dividers

- Glass-Doors

- Shower-Dividers

- Wash-Table-Plates



Metal Construction

Our company is well established in sophisticated metal construction. Steel staircases and glass canopies are manufactured as well as a wide range of special items for any indoor and outdoor use.


Our products a well known reputation, especially in modern architecture, but also the interiors of private facilities.

Our service includes:

- Cantilever-Roof-Slab

- Staircase-Hand-Rails

- Fire-Protection-Doors

- Light-Sculpture

- Special-Design


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Light+Building 2016

13.03.2016 - 18.03.2016 Hall: 6.1 Stand: A 54.1